Indian Tea



There is nothing quite like a cup of Indian tea. The fragrant, steaming beverage is perfect for warming up on a cold day or relaxing after a long day. The rich, earthy flavour is unlike any other tea in the world.

Indian tea is made using a special blend of spices, including cardamom, cloves, and ginger. This unique combination of spices gives the tea its characteristic flavour and aroma. Indian tea is traditionally served with milk and sugar, which enhances the sweetness of the tea.

Indian tea is a centuries-old tradition that is enjoyed by people all over the world. The rich flavour and unique aroma of Indian tea make it a truly special beverage. If you haven't tried it before, you are missing out on a truly unique and delicious experience.

In India, you'll also find Kulhaad Chai i.e tea served in a traditional handle-less clay cup. The taste of the clay pot somehow gets mixed with the hot tea giving it a different flavour and enhanced flavour.

Did you know?

Indian tea was first introduced to the country by the British in the 18th century. Tea plantations were set up in Assam and Darjeeling, and the tea industry soon flourished. Today, India is one of the largest producers of tea globally, and the beverage is an integral part of the country's culture.


Some other interesting facts about tea are-

  • Tea is a beverage made from the leaves of the tea plant, Camellia Sinensis.
  • It originated in China and has been consumed for centuries.
  • Tea leaves are processed in different ways to produce different types of tea, such as black, green, white, and oolong.
  • It is also rich in antioxidants and has been linked to numerous health benefits, including improved heart health, reduced stress levels, and a lower risk of certain cancers.
  • Tea is typically brewed with hot water and can be enjoyed plain or with added sweeteners or flavourings.


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp loose tea leaves
  • 2-inch piece of lemongrass
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 cup milk
  • Sugar as per taste

Method of Preparation

  • Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Add lemongrass to it and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add 1 tsp of loose black tea leaves and allow it to steep for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add ginger, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves and stir to combine.
  • Add 1 cup of milk and sugar as per taste.
  • Return to low heat and cook, stirring constantly, until heated through.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!

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